The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior Software Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 378 435 436
Rank change year-on-year +57 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 15 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 23
Median salary £27,500 £28,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.78% +5.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £29,400
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year +16.00% -5.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14461 18972 20242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12087 16175 16324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Junior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Junior Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Software Engineer in the South East

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer in the South East.

Salary trend for Junior Software Engineer in the South East

Junior Software Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +23 7 £25,000 -5.66% 1
Berkshire +36 4 £31,000 -4.61% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £27,500 - 1
Surrey +45 1 £29,000 +3.57%
Oxfordshire +1 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Junior Software Engineer
England

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Junior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Junior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (71.43%) Degree
3 19 (67.86%) Computer Science
4 18 (64.29%) C++
5 14 (50.00%) Java
6 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
7 12 (42.86%) NoSQL
8 11 (39.29%) Big Data
8 11 (39.29%) HTML
8 11 (39.29%) Python
9 10 (35.71%) PHP
9 10 (35.71%) Web Services
9 10 (35.71%) RESTful
10 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (28.57%) TDD
11 8 (28.57%) CSS
11 8 (28.57%) C
11 8 (28.57%) BDD
12 7 (25.00%) Open Source
12 7 (25.00%) OO
13 6 (21.43%) C#
13 6 (21.43%) SQL
13 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
13 6 (21.43%) Secure Coding
13 6 (21.43%) Information Governance
13 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
14 5 (17.86%) Machine Learning
14 5 (17.86%) Algorithms
14 5 (17.86%) MATLAB
14 5 (17.86%) MySQL

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 11 (39.29%) Big Data
3 5 (17.86%) MySQL
4 4 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (14.29%) Data Mining
4 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Electronics
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) HTML
2 10 (35.71%) RESTful
2 10 (35.71%) Web Services
3 8 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) LAMP
4 4 (14.29%) SOAP
5 3 (10.71%) .NET
5 3 (10.71%) MFC
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.57%) Ajax
7 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (3.57%) HTML5
7 1 (3.57%) jQuery
7 1 (3.57%) Qt
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.57%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (67.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Algorithms
3 3 (10.71%) Life Science
4 2 (7.14%) iPad
5 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) BDD
3 8 (28.57%) TDD
4 7 (25.00%) OO
4 7 (25.00%) Open Source
5 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Information Governance
5 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Secure Coding
6 5 (17.86%) Machine Learning
7 4 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 4 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
8 3 (10.71%) OOP
9 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Data Management
9 2 (7.14%) Scrum
10 1 (3.57%) MVC
10 1 (3.57%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C++
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 11 (39.29%) Python
5 10 (35.71%) PHP
6 8 (28.57%) C
7 6 (21.43%) C#
7 6 (21.43%) SQL
8 5 (17.86%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
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